Year 9 Visual Arts A

Visual Art (Ceramics and Printmaking) will explore the specific techniques of clay work and printmaking. Students will learn about where these art forms have originated and how they are used differently by a range of artists. Within these areas students will use a variety of mediums such as white and terracotta clay, lino prints, relief prints and printing on textiles. Existing and past ceramicists and printmakers will be explored and presented through a visual study and a folio.   

Topics may include:

  • Clay work: types of clay, shape, techniques, firing, joining, shape, form, texture  
  • Printmaking through lino cutting, relief prints and printing on textiles 
  • Researching ceramicists and printmakers 
  • Create a folio and visual study to display your learning of these mediums 


Students are assessed against The Arts achievement standards in the following assessment types:

  • Practical applications 
  • Folios of artist impression
  • Written evaluations

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